Special Note:

Deadline Extended For Select Advanced Workshops—There is still time to apply for Advanced Workshops in Poetry, Memoir, and Advanced Revision and Submitting Strategies for both Fiction and Nonfiction. Applications close on Monday June 3rd at 11:59 pm EST.

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Monica Benevides


About Monica

Monica Benevides (née Busch) is an award-winning journalist and editor based in Massachusetts. Most recently, she was a senior staff writer at the Worcester Business Journal, where she covered health care, manufacturing, and the emerging cannabis market. Before that, she was a reporter at the Sentinel & Enterprise in North Central Massachusetts, a news writer for Bustle, and a reporter for The Martha’s Vineyard Times. She specializes in writing about class experience, religion, and feminism. Her freelance work appears in places like Bitch, Man Repeller and the Columbia Journalism Review. She holds an MFA in nonfiction writing from Columbia University.